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Public Media Is America

[Source: The Huffington Post, by Jacquie Jones, March 22, 2011]
Public media is once again on the chopping block.

Follow-up Resources for "Democracy Re-Wired: Lessons from Egypt, Challenges from...Washington?"

As we heard on this week's briefing call, "Democracy Re-Wired: Lessons from Egypt, Challenges from...Washington?", the Internet has been a critical tool for transforming civic engagement in the ...

Japan Crisis: News and Information Links

Journalism Department, San Francisco State UniversityInformation Resources

Open-Source Publishing Platform to be Developed by The Texas Tribune and The Bay Citizen

[Source: John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, March 11, 2011]
AUSTIN, SXSW 2011 – Two leading nonprofit news organizations will develop a free, open-source publishing platform to help other online news organizations more easily engage with readers, manage ...

Wired for Change: Video Highlights

[Source: Ford Foundation, March 7, 2011]
On February 16, 2011, social innovators, technologists, entrepreneurs and philanthropists gathered at the Ford Foundation to take on the greatest challenge of our time: How to create an ...

Chicken & Egg Pictures Call for Entries Is Now Open!

[Source: Chicken & Egg Pictures, by Sarah Tabet, March 7, 2011]
Chicken & Egg Pictures accepting proposals from women flmmakers. Deadline is March 30, 2011.

Three “Aha!” Moments with BAVC’s Factory Program

[Source: Ben Moskowitz, by Ben Moskowitz, February 28, 2011]
It’s amazing how many hackers got their start. You’d think they were preternaturally gifted, or that their parents sat them in front of Commodore 64s when they weren’t yet six weeks old.The ...

ITVS Announces Five-Year Investment from Ford Foundation’s JustFilms Program

[Source: ITVS Beyond the Box, February 22, 2011]
Program will bring $1 million a year to independent producers